Night Class: English Quiz

Directions (1-5): Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

A. With this continuous intervention, it is expected that BBS programme will not only improve safety performance but will also have a positive effect on fuel consumption and other related costs.

B. This influence is not intended to be a one-off exercise, but the BBS should rather become a continuous effort by every transport company.

C. Finally, in the long run it will improve the total cost-effectiveness of the transport companies.


D. Behaviour Based Safety (BBS) is a programme that aims at increasing safety during road freight transport by positively influencing the behaviour of drivers. 

E. This is based on the assumption that the behaviour of drives can be influenced through observation, coaching and communication. 

1. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
(1) E
(2) D
(3) C
(4) B
(5) A

2. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) E

3. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) E

4. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
(1) E
(2) D
(3) B
(4) C
(5) A

5. Which of the following should be the FIFTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) E

Directions (6-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5) i.e., ‘no error’, (Ignore error of punctuation, if any.)

6. The youth (1)/ did not dare (2)/ to venture with the sea (3)/ as it was high tide. (4)/ No error (5)

7. A young sales manager (1)/ who is about to resign from his job (2)/ despite his success (3)/ in the organization. (4)/ No error (5)

8. The difference between successful person (1)/ and others is not (2)/ lack of knowledge (3)/ but a lack of will. (4)/ No error (5)

9. After my interview (1)/ by the selection panel (2)/ I was waiting for a response (3)/ but they did not revert back. (4)/ No error (5)

10. The teacher uses anecdotes (1)/ to help her students (2)/ relate better (3)/ to the subjects taught in class. (4)/ No error (5)

Answers:
For questions (01-5): The proper sequence of sentences to form a meaningful paragraph will be DEBAC

1. (1); E
2. (1); A
3. (4); D
4. (3); B
5. (3); C

6. (3); Change ‘with’ to ‘into’
7. (2); Here, use of relative pronoun ‘who’ is not proper as it is a simple sentence.
8. (4); Here, indefinite article ‘a’ should not be used before ‘lack of will’
9. (4); Remove ‘back’.
10. (5); No error.



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